Middle School students from The Webb School came together for a special ceremony on May 17 that included the presentation of traditional and special awards, a pinning ceremony, the announcement of a declamation contest winner and the graduation of the eighth-grade class.
This year’s graduation class is comprised of:
Zethan Atwood, William Badour, Bailey Brock, Evie Brownell, Carley Byford, Matteo Carbini, Nysa Chaudhary, Rhett Davis, Michael Dong, Koen Edwards, Colton Enmon, Lewey Faour, Ava Foulk, Walker Freeman, Liz Gakara, Abby Hagan, Jack Holland, Hayden Jones, Aaron Kiser, Drew Ledbetter, Iris Liang, Daisy Liu, Gavin McBee, Aran McRady, Avery Petersen, Andriy Plakasov, Evan Robertson, Hailey Simons, Patrick Sissom, Nataja Siva, Carter Sublette, Autumn Swanson, Selina Tang, Natalie Taylor, Elle Thompson, Mili Walton, Irelyn Weaver, Bennett William, Knox Wimberley and Jennifer Zou.
1. Megan Watts
2. Paige Priestley
3. Anastasia Coonan
All graduates were given Webb School pins in a pinning ceremony. They can wear the pins on their senior blazers in four years.
Middle School Awards included the following:
The Erin A. Hinkle Award: The award is presented to the eighth grader, who by achievement and example, has done the most for The Webb School.
Recipient: Autumn Swanson
The Schorstein Award: The family of Richard Schorstein, Jr., presents a prize to that students or students, regardless of classification, whom the full faculty judges to be the hardest worker in the school. This year the faculty selected one middle school student and one upper school student.
Recipient: Ava Foulk
The middle school “Grit” award: (New 2019) For the student who has demonstrated consistent perseverance and persistence in academics to find success at Webb:
Recipient: Mariana Olvera
$100.00 Latin Award: Abby Hagan
Thespian Awards: Milli Walton, Bailey Brock, Aspen Northcutt, and Camille McCamey
Spelling bee: Bailey Brock
Geography Bee: Jesse Joslin
Mental Math: Jennifer Zhou
Book Awards (Presented by Advisors):
Lea Anne Windham
Willa Kate Shoffner
Mary Margaret Mayfield